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For all his flaws, I’m sympathetic to Dominik’s argument that because of the college spread game it’s incredibly difficult to consistently hit on OL in the draft. The last few years, here are the OL taken in the 1st round.  You can draw your own conclusions (either way its not clear).2012: Guard (DeCastro, Zeitler), Tackle (Matt Kalil, Riley Reiff)2011: Center (Mike Pouncey), Guard (Danny Watkins), Tackle (Tyron Smith, Nate Solder, Anthony Castonzo, James Carpenter, Gabe Carimi, Derek Sherrod)2010: Center (Maurkice Pouncey), Guard (Mike Iupati), Tackle (Trent Williams, Russell Okung, Anthony Davis, Bryan Bulaga)As for Watkins, perhaps I'm naiive but if I'm drafting a wideout 1st overall I'm expecting a true no. 1 wideout.  At 6'1", is Watkins big enough to be a no. 1? The only true no. 1 wideout in the NFL that I see listed at under 6'3" is Antonio Brown (you could argue Desean Jackson but I would disagree).  And with is height and the scouting reports of Watkins I've read, he's not a real leaper. Is Watkins another Mike Wallace? Curious to hear from others who think differently.Without reaching, I believe we need to draft a QB or DE very badly (even with a DE FA pickup). We lack a true pass rushing threat at DE - never mind having a stable we can rely on to get consistent pressure. I also, at this point, would take an equally rated tackle over Watkins based on need.

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